Sustainability

Recycling

We re-use as much material as possible and seperate the different waste flows from the garden.

Plant protection

We do not use chemical weed killers. Ensuring good, healthy soil and plants can prevent a lot of damage.

Tools

We use battery tools more and more, wich means that noise and CO2 emissions are greatly reduced. We use alkylate petrol instead of regular e5 gasoline.

Knowledge

Our ecological knowledge is up to date and we participate in sustainable trends like smart gardening constructing Sedum roofs and Robot lawn mowers.

Sustainable Gardening

.Expressed as:

  • Our focus is mainly on working in the Capelle aan den IJssel region to save CO2 emissions and kilometers.
  • The use of renewable materials or with a long lifespan.
  • Taking care of enough green and flowers in the garden so that butterflies, bees and birds are helped. 
  • Placing of insect hotels.
  • Construction of green roofs (Sedum roofs).
  • No chemical weed control.
  • Installment of Robot mowers.
  • Mulching lawn that reduces CO2 emissions.
  • Watering system on solar energy according to the needs of the plant.
  • Gardena “Smart system” for smart watering and -mowing. Results in water saving, low energy consumption and more.
  • Compost your own garden waste with compost bins.
  • Use the correct types of surface and possibly additional water storage underground. (e.g. well-permeable and water-absorbing sand)
  • Collect rainwater. (Wadi, rain barrel)
  • Use of wood with a sustainable quality mark.

Sustainable Design

In our design we account for sustainability. For instance, we incorporate planting and trees in gardens to:

  • Limit flooding
  • Give animals, like butterflies, bees and birds, space
  • Cool the surroundings and absorb CO2 by using trees.
  • Re-use of present materials in the new garden.

Sustainable Plan

Sustainablity is also explaned in a different way: to maintain your garden in perfect condition with as little maintenance as possible. We pick the planting and trees based on this assumption, so you will always have the flourishing garden as we constructed. Do you want a sustainable gardener who wants to create a sustainable garden for you? Then contact these sustainable gardeners from Capelle aan den IJssel for your garden. 

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